Arthur Feldman

Executive Dean
Temple University School of Medicine


After receiving his B.A. degree from Gettysburg College, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, Dr. Feldman served as a post-doctoral fellow in physiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine and then returned to Johns Hopkins where he served as an intern, resident and cardiology fellow.

After joining the faculty in 1985, he was named the Director of the Belfer Laboratory for Molecular Biology of Heart Failure and the Director of the Heart Failure Research Program at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In 1994, Dr. Feldman joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine as the Harry S. Tack Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Cardiology, and Director of the Cardiovascular Institute of the UPMC Health System.

In 2002, Dr. Feldman was named the Magee Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College. He assumed the position of Executive Dean of Temple University School of Medicine and Chief Academic Officer of the Temple University Health System in September, 2011.

He is a past President of the Heart Failure Society of America and of the Association of Professors of Cardiology. He is the current and founding Editor-in-Chief of Clinical and Translational Science. He has received numerous honors including election to Alpha Omega Alpha, the Association of University Cardiologists, the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.

Dr. Feldman has chaired numerous multi-center clinical trials and his research in the molecular biology of heart failure has been published in over 250 peer-reviewed articles. He is the editor of two texts: Heart Failure: Pharmacologic Management and Heart Failure: Device Management. Most recently, he published Pursuing Excellence in Healthcare: Preserving America’s Academic Medical Centers and Understanding Health Care Reform – Bridging the Gap between Myth and Reality. In addition, he was a co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of Cardiokine, Inc.

Dr. Feldman lives in Wynnewood PA with his wife Susan and two daughters, Emily Kate and Elizabeth Willa.